Alaska State Troopers - Episode Guide

Season 1

Ice Patrol

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Oct 14, 2009

Ice Patrol

Some call it Alaska's version of spring break -- the annual Arctic Man Ski and Sno-Go Classic. For four days, the remote Hoodoo Mountains are transformed into the state's fourth largest city. We'll join troopers patrolling this rowdy festival, where roughly 10,000 people convene for physically demanding winter sports. It's up to just 13 troopers to keep the peace, enforce the laws and perform dangerous search and rescue missions.

Crime on the Kenai

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Oct 21, 2009

Crime on the Kenai

Unforgiving terrain mixed with big city crime makes challenging work for troopers in Soldotna, a city on the Kenai Peninsula. Trooper Brent Hatch responds to an ATV accident where an intoxicated youth lashes out. Then, several troopers spend hours searching pitch-black woods for a suspect who has previously assaulted an officer, and a wildlife trooper hits the waterways of the Kenai River.

The Wild West

Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Oct 28, 2009

The Wild West

Meet the brave men and women fighting crime in the Seward Peninsula, an unforgiving region in western Alaska. During the winter, daylight lasts less than four hours -- leaving a lot of time for trouble under the cover of darkness. We'll ride along with Trooper Anne Sears, one of the few female troopers on the force, to bring in a man with a $10,000 felony warrant. Then, we join her husband and colleague Trooper Jay Sears as he interrogates a person he suspects of smuggling alcohol.

Frontier Force

Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Nov 4, 2009

Frontier Force

In this episode, recruits learn what it takes to become an Alaska State Trooper. They are tested mentally, physically, and emotionally -- culminating in a two-and-a-half-day survival exercise. With only the clothes on their backs and a small survival kit, they'll learn how to build a shelter and scavenge for food in the frigid and unforgiving Alaskan wilderness. Then, Wildlife Trooper Sgt. Scott Quist and his detachment patrol an area south of Fairbanks in search of big game hunters who break

Drug Bust

Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Nov 11, 2009

Drug Bust

Despite its small-town feel and remote location, the western outpost of Bethel has its share of big-city problems. In a city plagued with alcohol and drug problems, a special drug unit prepares for an undercover mission to bust an OxyContin dealer. Then, in the dead of winter, wildlife troopers gear up and head out on ATVs to patrol 20 miles across frozen lakes and swamps. People are up and out at all hours of the night, and so are the troopers, keeping the towns and highways safe.

Alaskan Justice

Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Nov 25, 2009

Watch as the Troopers special drug unit goes undercover to set up an Oxycontin dealer in the western outpost of Bethel. Even with its remote location, Bethel has its share of big-city drug problems. The Western Alaska Alcohol and Narcotics Team (WAANT) is a task force that combats the illegal sale of drugs and alcohol in "Bush" Alaska. Follow from set up to exciting bust as an investigator goes undercover to make an Oxycontin buy from a known dealer. Then, troopers investigate domestic calls in Bethels neighborhoods and patrol the highway in the Mat-Su Valley. Later, another trooper takes to the waters of the Sitka Sound to assist in an ATV crash investigation, and wildlife troopers travel miles off the beaten path to patrol frozen lakes.

Season 2

Spring Break Madness

Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: Jan 9, 2011

Spring Break Madness

It's Alaska's version of spring break sans swimsuits: —the 25th annual Arctic Man. Follow troopers as they police the four-day festival that hosts more than 12,000 partygoers. With less than one trooper for every 500 partiers, troopers patrol excessively on the first day to give the impression there are more troopers than there actually are.

Arctic Force

Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Jan 9, 2011

Arctic Force

Suicide rates are climbing in native Alaskan communities, and troopers race to save a woman holding a gun to her head. Meanwhile, troopers police the island of Little Diomede, located just over two miles from Russia in the Bering Strait. With temperatures of -40¯ and wind gusts up to 80 mph, catching criminals here is uniquely challenging. Troopers must fly in and land on the ice-covered Bering Strait, apprehend a sex offender, and transport him via snowmobile and plane back to the mainland.

Justice Below Zero

Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Jan 16, 2011

Justice Below Zero

In the Mat-Su Valley, one of Alaska's most crime-ridden areas, all units are on the lookout for a pickup whose driver is in possession of a stolen handgun. But they run into an obstacle when they find him. In the Talkeetna Mountains, pilot Mel Nading and veteran search and rescue expert Scott Horoseck scour terrain in a rescue chopper searching for lost snowmobilers.

Manhunt

Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Jan 23, 2011

Manhunt

It's an all-out manhunt in -33¯ temperatures when troopers scour the streets of Fairbanks in search of a fugitive. Jewelry and other items have been stolen, and now a break-in has been reported, which could be a clue. Three hundred twenty miles south, in a region known for rugged mountains and pristine glaciers, Officer Vic Dillon's on the graveyard shift and is investigating a racially motivated assault.

Shots Fired

Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Jan 30, 2011

Shots Fired

During the annual Nome to Golovin snowmobile competition, a 200-mile race across frozen tundra and taiga of western Alaska, high speeds and rugged terrain mean troopers have their hands full. They are called into action when racers are injured in a crash. As many Alaskans are gun owners, tensions between neighbors can quickly elevate, and troopers respond to calls of shots fired.

Armed and Dangerous

Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Feb 13, 2011

Armed and Dangerous

Troopers are stretched thin when calls overlap. When a possibly fatal motorcycle accident involving alcohol requires the attention of troopers, they must decide who stays and who responds to a call for domestic violence. Then, troopers head to the most remote and rugged terrains of Alaska's Arctic to check on isolated villages and enforce the state's strict wildlife regulations.

High-Speed Chase

Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Feb 20, 2011

High-Speed Chase

Officers tail a felon for more than 150 miles in a high-speed car chase. With speeds of over 125 mph, high-speed pursuits are one of the most dangerous types of calls, and troopers know the stakes are high. Elsewhere, troopers take to the skies to search for two kayakers who disappeared in dangerous rapids. And summer in Alaska means an increase in both tourism and illegal activity.

Crime Under the Midnight Sun

Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Feb 27, 2011

Crime Under the Midnight Sun

Alaska State Troopers must keep the peace over the holiday weekend by cracking down on underage drinking, halting disorderly conduct and handling some unusual characters. Then they're off to investigate a moose death in the backwoods and on to the islands of the Aleutian Chain, where crime picks up with the fishing season.

Highway Hijinks

Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Mar 6, 2011

Highway Hijinks

Follow Troopers as they battle crime and enforce wildlife laws from the breathtaking Seward Highway to the Alaskan back country. Stretching 127 miles on the Kenai Peninsula, the Seward Highway is packed with locals and tourists, making it a busy season for Troopers. From traffic stops to fleeing suspects to checking bear bait stations, Alaska State Troopers hunt criminals and keep the peace.

Operation Moose Decoy

Episode: 2x10 | Airdate: Mar 13, 2011

Operation Moose Decoy

Troopers initiate "Operation Moose Decoy" to catch hunters who violate the law. They position a life-size fake moose by a road and bust unsuspecting poachers once they've taken a shot. Meanwhile, a motorcyclist crashes while trying to outrun the law, and officers must contend with the criminal's injuries before arresting him. When officers spot a minivan swerving down the road, they suspect the driver is under the influence and are surprised by what they find.

Anchorage Undercover

Episode: 2x11 | Airdate: Mar 20, 2011

Anchorage Undercover

Troopers team up with the FBI to confront Anchorage's drug problem- taking down 17 suspects in one night. Across town, a known felon barricades himself inside his house, resulting in a tense standoff for hours. Meanwhile, the search is on for an injured hiker stuck halfway up a treacherous mountain. And troopers patrol Alaska's version of the Everglades in air boats to search for illegal moose hunters.

Vice Squad

Episode: 2x12 | Airdate: Mar 27, 2011

Vice Squad

Troopers chase down thieves and smugglers, set up prostitution stings with the VICE squad, catch drunk drivers, regulate moose and caribou hunts, and greet Buddy, a famous dog who saved his family from a fire.

Dazed and Confused

Episode: 2x13 | Airdate: Mar 27, 2011

Dazed and Confused

Under the midnight sun, troopers engage in a dangerous 90 mph pursuit until they apprehend the "dazed and confused" driver at gunpoint and find illegal drugs in the car. When officers respond to a domestic dispute, they are greeted by a gun-wielding homeowner. And troopers patrol the dangerous Copper River, where powerful currents and steep cliffs sometimes make for a deadly recreational area.

Season 3

Beers & Bears

Episode: 3x01 | Airdate: Dec 4, 2011

Beers & Bears

Twenty-degree days and eight-degree nights are not the type of temperatures to get lost in - especially not when intoxicated. In this special two-hour season premiere, troopers in Bethel go in search of a lost woman trying to walk 11 miles across a frozen river. It's an area unreachable with patrol truck, so they must head out on a snow machine. In the town of Girdwood, residents are eager to let off steam at the area's annual party.

Grizzly Showdown

Episode: 3x02 | Airdate: Dec 5, 2011

Grizzly Showdown

This episode of Alaska State Troopers puts you right in the thick of the action while troopers patrol America's Last Frontier by land, air and sea, making sure everyone is staying safe and playing by the rules. Cameras accompany troopers as they search for a lost woman on the ice, patrol the world's largest fishery, watch over Girdwood's annual big party, and track down a wanted felon in the far reaches of Alaska.

DUI on the 4th of July

Episode: 3x03 | Airdate: Dec 11, 2011

DUI on the 4th of July

Get a glimpse into the hard work of being a trooper, from containing out-of-control partiers on the Kenai Peninsula to a search-and-rescue on the melting ice. Check out the remote village of White Mountain, where a trooper must board a plane just to carry out a felony probation check. Troopers travel far and wide on all modes of transportation to keep the citizens of Alaska safe in this unique frontier.

Spring Break Crazy

Episode: 3x04 | Airdate: Dec 11, 2011

Spring Break Crazy

Springtime in Alaska means one thing for thousands of adrenaline junkies: Arctic Man. It's one of Alaska's most extreme sporting events and the biggest weeklong party of the year. Only 16 troopers are assigned to the festivities, and they're outnumbered almost 1,000 to one, with backup almost 100 miles away. This year, a blizzard brings in trouble. Then, troopers head out on snow machines in search of a family whose sleds got stuck in the treacherous snowy landscape.

Cowboy Fugitive

Episode: 3x05 | Airdate: Dec 18, 2011

Cowboy Fugitive

Deep in the rugged Talkeetna Mountains, Trooper John Cyr and rookie Trooper Scott Lanier are on the lookout for illegal hunters of sheep, caribou and moose. But when Trooper Cyr tips over his four-wheeler and breaks his ankle, Lanier is alone in the wild, with backup a half-day away. Almost 300 miles south, in the rough waters of the Gulf of Alaska, tourists flock to Kodiak, Alaska's largest island.

Madman Manhunt

Episode: 3x06 | Airdate: Jan 1, 2012

Madman Manhunt

Trooper Garcia is hot on the trail of a wanted suspect who's known to be armed and dangerous. When Garcia catches up to the suspect, he refuses to cooperate and Garcia is forced to use pepper spray to subdue him. In Wasilla, its opening day of hunting season and a call comes in of a shot "cow", or female moose. Usually killing a female moose can bring up to a $5,000 fine and a year in jail but since it was an accident and the shooter, a minor, called it in himself, he's let go.

Moose/Man Hunt

Episode: 3x07 | Airdate: Jan 8, 2012

Moose/Man Hunt

To maintain the element of surprise, Troopers execute a night operation on a remote island only accessible by boat. Their mission: to remove a threatening squatter who refuses to leave private property. Across the state, Wildlife Trooper Doug Massie gets a call about an illegal kill. After hours of searching, he finds the entire moose, but it's too late to salvage any of the meat.

Gun N Hide

Episode: 3x08 | Airdate: Jan 15, 2012

Gun N Hide

When troopers respond to a call regarding a discharged gun in the Mat-Su Valley, they discover a large stash of weapons hidden inside a boat. There is a good chance that the suspect is still armed and dangerous as officers venture out into the dark woods to search for him. Later, troopers patrol villages near Juneau, handle the fall moose hunt in the Denali wilderness, and search the southeast Alaskan ocean floor for a stolen firearm.

Midnight Poachers

Episode: 3x09 | Airdate: Jan 22, 2012

Midnight Poachers

See where it all begins at the Trooper Academy in Sitka, AK, patrol for illegal hunters and traps with wildlife troopers and combat dangerous drunk drivers, all while enjoying the beautiful scenery of Alaska.

Storm of the Century

Episode: 3x10 | Airdate: Jan 29, 2012

Storm of the Century

Troopers face a new set of challenges with an unforgiving blizzard setting in. Typical DUI cases are worrisome enough, but with roads frozen, it's a recipe for disaster. Even criminals scramble to get out of the cold as they turn themselves in on outstanding warrants just for a warm place to sleep for the night.

Warrant Wonderland

Episode: 3x11 | Airdate: Feb 5, 2012

Warrant Wonderland

Troopers respond to a series of harrowing calls in the dead of the Alaskan winter. Trooper Cresswell and Sgt. Acton are seriously out-gunned by an armed man barricaded inside a home in a small, Native Alaskan village. Back in the Mat-Su Valley, dispatch receives a frantic domestic abuse report, and upon arrival at the scene, troopers sort through conflicting stories.

Helter Skelter Homicide

Episode: 3x12 | Airdate: Feb 12, 2012

Helter Skelter Homicide

While conducting a simple warrant arrest on his way to a suspect's apartment unit, Sgt. Carson discovers piles of stolen mail and a loaded handgun, and a large-scale fraud ring quickly unravels. Down in Palmer, a missing man is called to the attention of Trooper Cooper, and he suspects that there has been a homicide. Meanwhile, wildlife troopers on Prince of Wales Island stage a sting on illegal nighttime deer hunters.

Alaskan Standoff

Episode: 3x13 | Airdate: Feb 26, 2012

Alaskan Standoff

From Alaska's bustling city of Fairbanks all the way to Grayling, a remote village that in winter is accessible only by plane, the Alaska State Troopers never have a dull moment. A team of Alaska's troopers attempt to serve a warrant to a man who doesn't want to be found. With the house surrounded and the man refusing to appear, the troopers are ready to go ' except that they have to wait for a search warrant to arrive before they can enter the house.

Village Vigilantes

Episode: 3x14 | Airdate: Mar 4, 2012

Village Vigilantes

Troopers go the distance in this episode of Alaska State Troopers, taking to land, air, and snow machine to bring justice to some of Alaska's most remote locations. Alaskan villages on the outskirts often present challenges for troopers, both tactically and culturally. With the help of concerned locals, troopers are able to track down wanted criminals and solve mysterious cases.

Season 4

Extreme Justice

Episode: 4x01 | Airdate: Oct 7, 2012

Extreme Justice

Get the adrenaline flowing with this special episode that includes arrests in remote villages; helicopter rescues on frigid, 22 degree mountaintops; and dangerous suspect chase-downs in south central Alaska. Trooper Howie Peterson confronts an intoxicated gold miner who is blocking a road. Then, when snow machine riders go missing, the troopers deploy on a search and rescue mission. The search via helicopter comes across an overturned snow machine and the race is on to find survivors.

Knife Fight

Episode: 4x02 | Airdate: Oct 7, 2012

Knife Fight

Snowflakes fall as Trooper Howie Peterson responds to a snow-machine accident where the victim may be dead or alive. As night falls, he frantically sets out into the backwoods of avalanche country to find the man. Then, a horrific stabbing sends trooper Blake Calhoun on a search for the stabber in a maze of unsecured cabins, where the potentially armed man could be hiding behind any door. Later, Trooper Anthony Stariha tries to catch a speeding vehicle before reaching the populous town center.

Alaska Chainsaw Massacre

Episode: 4x03 | Airdate: Oct 14, 2012

Alaska Chainsaw Massacre

Winter has seized Alaska, and Trooper Timothy Cronin gets a chilling call sounding like a domestic violence situation involving a chainsaw. But to get to this rural area, Trooper Cronin has to navigate through record snowfall. Then, Trooper Howie Peterson is greeted by a man at a cabin with a 15-inch knife and a rifle. Finally, Trooper Anne Sears responds to a crime against a village public safety officer and has to fly in unpredictable weather. Time to bring the rifles.

Shotgun Showdown

Episode: 4x04 | Airdate: Oct 21, 2012

Shotgun Showdown

This episode starts with a bang as the troopers respond to a call about gunshots and screams. The hunt for the gunman leads them into the Fairbanks woods, where they find the suspect threatening to blow someone's head off. Then, on the waterways of western Alaska, the team must rein in some potentially volatile fishermen by both boat and float plane. Then, Trooper Stariha is hot on the trail of a fleeing motorcycle who suddenly takes the chase onto the crowded highway.

Armed and Bootlegging

Episode: 4x05 | Airdate: Oct 28, 2012

Armed and Bootlegging

It's a criminal homebrew operation, and Trooper Tim Smith must head into a 'dry' village where illegal manufacturing of alcohol has gotten out of control. Meanwhile, Trooper Gordon Young hunts down a dangerous thief and must race to the airport to stop the suspect from fleeing. Later, Trooper Jared Noll makes a seemingly routine traffic stop only to discover that the driver is one of the biggest meth cooks in the valley, and he's got knives with him.

Bloody Warrior

Episode: 4x06 | Airdate: Nov 11, 2012

Bloody Warrior

It sounds like a tale out of a horror movie when troopers Aaron Mobley and Bill Connors set out to find a man who assaulted someone with a machete, leaving the victim bloodied and with a broken jaw. But after they make the arrest, the drama is far from over.

Campground Crazies

Episode: 4x07 | Airdate: Nov 18, 2012

Campground Crazies

In Alaska's Mat-Su Valley, Trooper Joseph Hess is called in to investigate an alarming discovery: campers have found remains that appear to be human toes and hands. Hess must use knowledge from the academy to decide if these are the real deal, or misidentified animal parts. Across the state in Juneau, troopers Jake Abbott and Aaron Frenzel head out on boat patrol to Prince Cove, a popular spot for king salmon.

Grizzly-pendence Day

Episode: 4x08 | Airdate: Nov 25, 2012

Grizzly-pendence Day

Trooper Gabe Rich is called to a residence where renters are armed and have fired shots on anyone trying to enter their house. Will Rich find himself in the middle of a firefight in this hostile situation? Meanwhile, in Soldotna, suspects caught speeding ditch their car and take off on foot, leaving trooper Jim Buttrey to risk being outnumbered in a heavily wooded area. And finally, across the state, trooper George Kammer is in the middle of sorting out a domestic violence case when he notice

Hostage Standoff

Episode: 4x09 | Airdate: Dec 9, 2012

Hostage Standoff

Ride along with Alaska State Troopers on some of the most dangerous calls yet--life and death hang in the balance when an armed, belligerent man turns his loaded gun on his pregnant girlfriend, a search and rescue mission unfolds in the forest, and road rage turns potentially fatal when a gun is involved.

Armed & Squatting

Episode: 4x10 | Airdate: Dec 16, 2012

Armed & Squatting

In this episode of "Alaska State Troopers," danger is around every corner--troopers must confront a man who is illegally living on public land, find a missing toddler who has disappeared into the woods, and track a man with a warrant as he tries to hide in a remove village on the Yukon River.

Meth Dealer Manhunt

Episode: 4x11 | Airdate: Dec 23, 2012

Meth Dealer Manhunt

It's an all-out manhunt for a notorious drug dealer with a long history of run-ins with the law. In this action-packed episode, Troopers pull over the suspected dealer's car only to learn he's fled the scene, leaving his girlfriend behind to take the fall.

Drunk and Dangerous

Episode: 4x12 | Airdate: Dec 30, 2012

Drunk and Dangerous

Danger is on the rise as flooding takes over south-central Alaska. A 17-inch storm surge and high winds have left thousands in danger and even uprooted residential homes.

Fatal Inferno

Episode: 4x13 | Airdate: Jan 6, 2013

Fatal Inferno

A blazing inferno sends trooper David Lorring racing to save a disabled man's life in Soldotna. But when he arrives on the scene, the fire is burning too strong, firefighters only have a limited water supply, and there are flammable oxygen tanks nearby increasing the danger.

Son and a Gun

Episode: 4x14 | Airdate: Jan 14, 2013

Son and a Gun

A horrific accident on one of the Kenai Peninsula's most scenic highways leaves Trooper David Lorring struggling to free a woman from the wreckage. The crushed car is leaking fuel, and the injured driver is trapped upside down with a badly injured neck

Crystal Meth Compound

Episode: 4x15 | Airdate: Jan 21, 2013

Crystal Meth Compound

NGC embeds with the Alaska State Troopers on a sting operation, capturing every nail-biting moment of the mission. Like a scene from an action movie, Troopers silently and swiftly surround the home of a well-known criminal suspected of hiding stolen guns.

Trooper Stalker

Episode: 4x16 | Airdate: Jan 28, 2013

Trooper Stalker

Talk about a long commute! Trooper Massey must drive to the airport, catch an airplane and be picked up by a patrol boat to get from St. Mary's to Alakanuk. A gruesome fire the night before left an elderly woman dead, and Massey needs to secure the scene and investigate for foul play until the fire marshal can arrive.

Deep Woods Standoff

Episode: 4x17 | Airdate: Feb 4, 2013

Deep Woods Standoff

'Death by cop' are three words no trooper wants to hear. But those frightful words are exactly what Trooper Noll hears while responding to a domestic disturbance call. NGC's cameras capture the tense standoff as it unfolds, as Troopers surround the property and negotiate with the man. On one of the busiest highways in the Mat-Su Valley, Trooper Cooper pulls over an intoxicated muscle-head who was reported to have been doing 'donuts' in the middle of the road.

Blacked Out & Belligerent

Episode: 4x18 | Airdate: Feb 11, 2013

Blacked Out & Belligerent

Alaskan chaos is running rampant in the Palmer region, and the Troopers have their hands full responding to calls. On the far edge of his patrol area, Trooper Viator responds to a home invasion ' a drunken man broke into a house and fell asleep on the couch. Then it's a case of not-so-brotherly love. After a night of partying, two brothers drunk on Everclear called the police when one threatened to stab the other.

Hot Drugs, Icy Streets

Episode: 4x19 | Airdate: Feb 25, 2013

Hot Drugs, Icy Streets

In the Mat-Su Valley, trouble's blowing in the wind. A terrifying call informs Trooper Phillips that burglars have broken into a house where three children are alone. With the high winds and black ice against him, he rushes to the house to rescue the young children. Next, Wildlife Trooper Vanspronsen has to protect fishermen while a dangerous 600-lb. bear is approaching them.

Too Much Pot

Episode: 4x20 | Airdate: Mar 4, 2013

Too Much Pot

Winter has set in in Alaska and wildlife Trooper Jon Simeon patrols Alaska's newly frozen lakes when he hears a gunshot: someone has illegally killed two caribou. As the Trooper and the gunman walk in the middle of the frozen lake to get the dead animals, they know that a plunge into these thin waters can kill them both. Back in the streets, an intoxicated man is challenging troopers to a gun battle. Suspecting that he has a hostage, the Troopers surround his house but no one is home.

Chopper Down

Episode: 4x21 | Airdate: Mar 11, 2013

Chopper Down

It is the dead of winter in Alaska, and Wildlife Troopers Ernie Brent and Levi Duell race on snow machines against the time and the freezing temperatures to rescue a missing pilot. In Fairbanks, Trooper Johnson is on a mission to catch a snow machine thief. He plants a snow machine on the side of the road and waits for the guy to take the bait. Just outside the city, Trooper Rallo stops a violent burglary in progress.

Season 5

Trail of Blood

Episode: 5x01 | Airdate: Sep 15, 2013

Trail of Blood

In the season five kick-off, we'll watch Troopers pursue suspects as spring beckons and the world's foremost sled race, the Iditarod, heats up. Patrolling the wilderness of the last frontier keeps the Troopers on their toes as people gather in March in Nome for one of the toughest races on Earth. Suspicious behavior at a gas station leads Troopers into a showdown with a suspect who locks himself in a bathroom in what looks like a last-ditch attempt to destroy his drugs.

Loaded for Bear

Episode: 5x02 | Airdate: Sep 22, 2013

Loaded for Bear

Troopers must employ their best means of defense when culprits come out onto the Alaskan streets armed with knives, guns and even rocks. In the Mat-Su Valley, a man recently escaped from a mental health facility wanders the streets with rocks in his pockets and takes aim at law enforcement. An injured hiker's life is in the hands of Troopers as they organize a rescue operation in the mountains.

Bear Aware

Episode: 5x03 | Airdate: Sep 29, 2013

Bear Aware

Spring in Alaska begins to bloom, bringing both tourists and bears onto the roadsides of Juneau. While photo opportunities with cute cubs are abundant, Troopers must monitor the action to prevent potential run-ins with protective mama bears. In Seward, Trooper Joe Miller races through the woods to catch a man reported to be chasing campers with a knife. In the Mat-Su Valley, a wanted criminal leads Troopers Lopez and Taylor to a suspicious shed.

Smell of Death

Episode: 5x04 | Airdate: Oct 6, 2013

Smell of Death

In the Alaskan flats, an abandoned campsite smells suspicious to Troopers Mulvaney and Leigh, who search the surrounding woods for a possible deceased body. Elsewhere, an unruly driver turns onto a side road and Trooper Miller has a gut feeling that something isn't right. Minutes later, when the suspicious car is found crashed in the woods and the driver is nowhere in sight, Miller sprints to apprehend a possibly dangerous suspect.

Burglars & Bears

Episode: 5x05 | Airdate: Oct 13, 2013

Burglars & Bears

On the streets of Fairbanks, a getaway car is on the loose with a freshly stolen firearm. Elsewhere in Alaska, Troopers are wading across rivers to rescue campers. And in Girdwood, Trooper Miller helps homeowners ward off a hungry bear that has taken up residence in a garage. We'll also follow a helicopter rescue of roll-over crash victims, the search for a stranded boat and its passengers, and the hunt for a reckless RV driver, who is reportedly having trouble staying on the road.

Lock'N'Load Neighbors

Episode: 5x06 | Airdate: Oct 20, 2013

Lock'N'Load Neighbors

The roads are teeming with trouble and the Troopers must dodge wintry conditions to catch their targets/suspects. In Butte, an intoxicated man harasses Troopers and leads them to a surprising discovery: a 9 mm pistol on the couch. An altercation involving alcohol at a Fairbanks hotel leads to arrests. And a dispute between neighbors involving guns on the outskirts of town draws Troopers into the cross fire. Finally, when brown bears take over a remote village dump, Sgt. Dobson must mediate.

Hammered on the Holiday

Episode: 5x07 | Airdate: Nov 3, 2013

Hammered on the Holiday

As the Alaskan summer heats up, so does the crime. In the remote area surrounding Glennallen, Troopers search for a family of missing moose hunters. Because the terrain is expansive and difficult to cross on foot, Trooper Dahl takes to the skies in his floatplane. It's not long before he spots the stranded family's vehicle trapped in a creek below. In Seward, the Fourth of July is creating an excuse for reckless behavior.

Carnival Chaos

Episode: 5x08 | Airdate: Nov 24, 2013

Carnival Chaos

In this one-hour episode of Alaska State Troopers, recreation is at its peak in Alaska, but as summer smolders on, so does trouble, and Troopers are out in force. Rising temperatures bring fierce 45 mph winds onto wildlife troopers Branden Forst and Tim Abbott as they patrol the Kuskokwim River. When the winds drive the trooper boat onto a sandbar, they must react quickly before the gale swamps the boat with water.

Battling Demons

Episode: 5x09 | Airdate: Dec 1, 2013

Battling Demons

Summers in Alaska bring out some of the state's wildest creatures, and some are surprisingly human. In Wasilla, a crazed man is caught bashing in an unsuspecting woman's windshield with his bare hands. In the remote village of Kongiganak, Trooper Hightower flies over to respond to an arson arrest. The mission takes a turn for the worse when they are called to an ensuing fight with knives and Tasers. In Fairbanks, Trooper Mealey receives a report of teenagers illegally hunting migratory birds.

Wildest Calls

Episode: 5x10 | Airdate: Dec 1, 2013

Wildest Calls

This one-hour special follows arrests in remote villages. Hop inside the patrol car with Trooper Howie Peterson as he confronts an intoxicated gold miner who is blocking a road. Tensions heat up and Trooper Peterson has no backup. Meanwhile, in the Mat Su Valley, trooper Abraham Garcia is tracking down an armed and dangerous suspect who is notorious for running from troopers. When Garcia comes across the suspect, a footrace ensues.

Frozen Justice

Episode: 5x11 | Airdate: Dec 8, 2013

Frozen Justice

This one-hour special includes helicopter rescues on frigid, 22 degree mountaintops and dangerous suspect chase-downs in south central Alaska. In the Talkeetna Mountains, when snow machine riders go missing, Trooper Mel Nading and rescue volunteer Scott Horacek deploy on a search and rescue mission. The search via helicopter comes across an overturned snow machine, and in 22 degree weather, the race is on to find survivors.

Shotgun Standoff

Episode: 5x12 | Airdate: Dec 8, 2013

Shotgun Standoff

A high-intensity situation unfolds when shots are fired at the Troopers. In Soldotna, Trooper Hunter Hull and Alaskan police are in a standoff with a man with a shotgun. The standoff escalates when the armed man fires right through the door! In Kenai, Trooper Maggie Stang is on a wildlife patrol near the salmon fisheries when she corners a group of fisherman illegally snagging fish. In Kodiak, a resident calls Troopers when she spots tourists wandering close to a family of brown bears.

Season 6

Guns, Cash, & Coke

Episode: 6x01 | Airdate: Apr 10, 2014

Guns, Cash, & Coke

Troopers chase a wanted and dangerous man through a forest after he crashes his car into a hotel at 100 miles per hour, injuring three people. The hunt for illegal bootleggers hiding in the villages near Kotzebue becomes complicated when the sighting of a big brown bear threatens the safety of the officers. Later, troopers assist an aggressive man under the influence of some type of drug after receiving a call about his incoherent behavior.

Meth, Knives, & Spears

Episode: 6x02 | Airdate: Apr 17, 2014

Meth, Knives, & Spears

The troopers begin their shift in a dangerous area of the Mat-Su Valley where heavy drug use and drug trafficking are common. After a couple hostile traffic stops and a meth bust, the troopers set up animal decoys to catch illegal road hunters as they attempt to kill helpless fowl. Later, the troopers respond to reports of alcohol-related incidents, including a drunken bicyclist claiming he was hit by a car on the highway.

Burning Alaska

Episode: 6x03 | Airdate: Apr 24, 2014

Burning Alaska

A man armed with an assault rifle threatens safety in a nail-biting standoff and one trooper must rely on his negotiating skills to dissolve the situation before it turns violent. Meanwhile, worry runs high as an out-of-control wildfire heads straight for Fairbanks, Alaska's second-biggest city. As night falls, evacuating the dangerous area of all residents proves to be a more challenging task than expected.

One in the Chamber

Episode: 6x04 | Airdate: May 1, 2014

One in the Chamber

Troopers pursue illegal moose hunters in the mountains surrounding the Mat-Su Valley, but the search turns dicey when they come across a fresh, warm grizzly bed still ripe with the stink of the bear. Later, all units rush to the scene when they receive a call about a man with a stolen gun. A tense four-hour standoff ensues when the suspect flees to a nearby residence. The chaos continues when troopers come across some drugged-up fishermen they must detain.

Crawl Space Capture

Episode: 6x05 | Airdate: May 8, 2014

Crawl Space Capture

Troopers brave the dangerously frigid winter night as they hunt for a man who is threatening to end his mother's life, but the search gets complicated when the leads turn cold. Elsewhere in Alaska, Troopers are called to a remote native village to rid the community of an unwelcome intruder, and later, respond to a family camping trip turned violent. Troopers are then asked to sort out a stolen-car case with multiple twists and turns.

In the Line of Duty

Episode: 6x06 | Airdate: Aug 19, 2014

In the Line of Duty

Follow the troopers as they enter into the cold, dark and dangerous world of Alaska's criminals. In the Mat-Su Valley, Sgt. Manrique is forced into a father and son conflict in which the father nearly stabbed his son to death. Then in Wasilla, Trooper Cronin investigates a suspicious truck in a gas station parking lot and finds a familiar face ' a felonious woman he's been searching for. Meanwhile up in Fairbanks, Trooper Haley gets word of an intoxicated man camping in the Alaskan woods.

Too Drunk to Drive

Episode: 6x07 | Airdate: Aug 26, 2014

Too Drunk to Drive

From a hot pursuit on ice-covered roads to a moose disrupting busy streets, no patrol measures up to the bone-chilling magnitude as those of Alaska's state troopers. In Fairbanks, Trooper Rallo is in dangerous pursuit of a stolen vehicle. Down in Palmer, a call comes out to Trooper Taylor of a car accident involving a moose on the Glenn Highway, where thousands of drivers commute every day. In Homer, Trooper Chaffin searches for the suspect of a local burglary before he flees the state.

Cut in the Gut

Episode: 6x08 | Airdate: Sep 2, 2014

Cut in the Gut

Troopers Noll, Taylor and Hess arrive on the scene of a crime of sheer brutality. A scorned ex-husband has been viciously stabbed, leaving him nearly eviscerated and on the verge of losing his life. In the Mat-Su Valley, Trooper Determan is called to investigate a rolled-over vehicle. When he and the paramedics arrive, they find the car in a frozen swamp with an unconscious man trapped inside. Then in Juneau, Wildlife Trooper Bjork investigates nearly 100 unattended shrimp pots in the waters.

Backwoods Bust

Episode: 6x09 | Airdate: Sep 9, 2014

Backwoods Bust

Trooper Cronin is patrolling Palmer's slippery streets when he gets a call about a suspected drunk driver going in the wrong direction. Across the valley, Trooper Taylor investigates the theft of a $15,000 ATV and goes on a 12-hour hunt that leads him into the Alaska woods in the dead of night. North in Fairbanks, Trooper Mike Munson responds to a call that a man who threatened his former landlord's life is stalking outside the landlord's home.

Head-On Collision

Episode: 6x10 | Airdate: Sep 16, 2014

Head-On Collision

On the Parks Highway ' the busiest stretch of road between Anchorage and Fairbanks ' a head-on collision between an SUV and semi-truck shuts down the highway. Trooper Anderson arrives at the scene to find those in the SUV badly injured, and must work quickly with the emergency crew to save those whose lives are on the line. Across the valley, Trooper Noll responds to a burglary in progress and drives head-on into imminent danger, chasing after the suspect on ice-covered roads.

Cuff 'Em Countdown

Episode: 6x11 | Airdate: Sep 23, 2014

Cuff 'Em Countdown

In this heart-stopping episode of Alaska State Troopers, we look back on all five of our season's most memorable and jaw-dropping stories, from life or death face-offs, to the kookiest of characters. We countdown the Troopers' top takedowns, best foot pursuits, and most memorable characters that have keep the Alaska State Troopers busy from morning until night, 365 days a year.

Season 7

Home Invasion Manhunt

Episode: 7x01 | Airdate: Feb 11, 2015

It's mid-March, and the frigid Alaskan temperatures mean that many people stay inside. The Troopers are investigating a case of illegal fur trappers in the Denali wilderness when they come across a hunter using unlawful bait, a violation resulting in loss of license and hefty fines. Meanwhile, a fire fully engulfs a house in a residential neighborhood; the ammunition inside presents an added danger. Troopers investigate a possible home invasion but are unable to track down any perpetrators. Then, a routine traffic stop turns into a drug bust when an officer finds a massive marijuana stash.

Hairy Threat

Episode: 7x02 | Airdate: Feb 18, 2015

Routine calls can often turn life-threatening in an instant, which is why Alaska State Troopers know to always have their guard up. Embed with officers as they handle a felony stop on the icy streets of Fairbanks, save an innocent pooch from the wrath of Alaskan wildlife, and patrol the dangerously thin icy waters of the Mat-Su Valley's most popular ice-fishing lakes. Up north, Troopers are on the hunt for a dangerous wild lynx that is wreaking havoc on the community's pets — and it might turn on the neighborhood kids next.

2-for-1 Takedown

Episode: 7x04 | Airdate: Feb 25, 2015

After a long winter, Alaskans greet the emerging spring full throttle and for the most competitive among them, spring means one thing: the world-famous Iditarod Sled Dog Race. The Alaska State Troopers are on hand to start the race off safely. Meanwhile, Troopers respond to a woman scorched by the out-of-control flames of a bonfire, but they have a hard time getting the full story out of her. Elsewhere they're on the hunt for a wanted and armed man through the frozen backcountry roads of Fairbanks, and Troopers also get a call from a well-known dogsledding family whose sleds have been burgled.

Contraband & Kitchen Knives

Episode: 7x06 | Airdate: Mar 4, 2015

Alaska State Troopers have to be willing to roll with the punches — there's no such thing as an ordinary day on patrol. In this episode, join Troopers as they rescue a fallen hiker, keep the streets safe from life-threatening drunk drivers and track down a wanted man. Later, follow the latest class of recruits at the Alaska Public Safety Training Academy as they work to master the precision maneuver driving course.

NYPD to AST

Episode: 7x08 | Airdate: Mar 11, 2015

Alaska is the largest state in the U.S., which means Troopers have their work cut out for them when it comes to hunting down criminals on the loose. In the Mat-Su Valley, Troopers and K9s are tracking down a couple of thieves through the snowy backwoods. Meanwhile, a blaring horn has everyone perplexed — it's difficult to track the source of the noise and it could be a desperate call for help, so the Troopers split up to cover more ground. In Fairbanks, Troopers are also on the hunt, but this time for an armed and aggressive home intruder.

Rock-Throwing Rampage

Episode: 7x09 | Airdate: Mar 18, 2015

Troopers scramble to rescue lost snowmobilers, help a stranded citizen, and recover a frozen body, lost to the harshness of the terrain. Troopers search a suspicious vehicle and find drug paraphernalia, and in Fairbanks, they deal with a man who has brutally assaulted his sister.

Dead-End Deranged

Episode: 7x10 | Airdate: Mar 25, 2015

Follow the Alaska State Troopers as they are swept into a high-speed chase with a dangerous and wanted man and must think on their toes when routine traffic stops are not what they seem. Worsening road conditions wreak havoc on motorists, and Trooper recruits earn their stripes as they strip down for the frigid arctic waters.

Cliff Top Chaos

Episode: 7x11 | Airdate: Apr 1, 2015

In this classic episode, Alaska's State and Wildlife Troopers alike battle treacherous obstacles to keep the streets and forests of Alaska safe, from DUI's with surprise endings, to a woman in distress stuck on a rocky cliff. Troopers also deal with erratic drivers and disturbance calls, proving that in Alaska, there is no such thing as a routine stop.

Drugged, Drunk and Deranged

Episode: 7x12 | Airdate: Apr 8, 2015

Alaska State Troopers are taken on a wild ride through the ups and downs of what it means to be a protector of the people. Troopers respond to one call after another, ranging from a supposedly aggressive rabbit to a family member involved in a car crash. We are brought to the far reaches of the state to investigate a village store break-in, and in Fairbanks, Troopers must confront an aggressive man at the local transfer station.

Asleep at the Wheel

Episode: 7x13 | Airdate: Apr 15, 2015

Trooper Noll gets a horrific call that a car has rolled off a cliff and into a stream up on a mountain pass. There's no direct contact with the victims, so he must rely solely on text messages with the original informer. Up north in Fairbanks, Trooper Johnson gets a startling call that a man has passed out in his car in the middle of the road, completely unresponsive. Down south in Soldotna, Trooper Tefft is searching for a man who's created a dangerous situation. When the man dropped off his child with his ex, she noticed he reeked of alcohol — and when confronted, he assaulted her with his truck. Finally, back north in Fairbanks, Trooper Worland gets a call from a petrified young girl who says that three masked men had been trying to enter her home.

Ice, Ammo, Action

Episode: 7x14 | Airdate: Jul 1, 2015

In this heart-stopping episode of Alaska State Troopers, look back on all five seasons' most memorable and jaw-dropping stories, from suspenseful armed encounters to outrageous arrests. Witness the fastest and craziest high-speed pursuits, as well as the greatest and scariest life-or-death rescue missions.

Specials

Madness Has a Season

Episode: S07 Special | Airdate: Jan 6, 2016

The Troopers keep the peace during winter's long, dark nights and summer's midnight sun.